POLICE are appealing to trace the owners of suspected stolen fishing equipment which have been recovered in Middlesbrough.

The gear was found in a vehicle on Waterloo Road, Middlesbrough at around 12.15am on Monday, July 8.

Items recovered include a black holdall, a green holdall and a green hard case all containing fishing equipment, a pair of navy Barbour wellies, a green lounger, a green bag containing overwrap, a black rucksack containing camping equipment, a blue bag containing a camping shelf, a picnic table, a blue bag containing fishing rods and a camping storage unit.

A 30-year-old man was arrested in connection with the suspected stolen items.

  • Anyone with information regarding the property is asked to contact PC Liam Sewell on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 115022. Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org